Benjamin Luft, a doctor specializing in infectious disease at Stony Brook University School of Medicine, says his team’s work, still to undergo clinical trials, focuses on a protein in the bacteria that causes Lyme. “It kills the organism while it is still in the tick,” says Luft.
Thanks to a new computational model devised by Stony Brook University Laufer Center for Physical and Quantitative Biology and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory researchers, the question of how informational molecules such as DNA and RNA grew from simpler molecules billions of years ago may finally be answered.
The Ukrainian-born Alex Orlov, who is an associate professor of materials science and chemical engineering at Stony Brook University, helps officials in a delicate balancing act. Fotis Sotiropoulos, the dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Stony Brook University, said Orlov has added to the understanding of the potential benefits of using concrete to remove pollutants.
Stony Brook’s College of Engineering and Applied Sciences and School of Medicine have embarked on an ambitious journey to advance engineering-driven medicine. Dubbed by some as the “third revolution in medicine,” convergence science integrates medicine and engineering to confront some of the big unanswered questions in healthcare, and enables technologies that seek to revolutionize how we deliver healthcare.
Danny Bluestein has been elected a fellow of the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES). His award-winning work tackles the dynamics of flow and cellular transport in blood recirculating devices and the diseased cardiovascular system.
Michael S. Kimmel is one of the world's leading researchers and writers on men and masculinity. He is the author of more than 20 books, including Manhood in America: A Cultural History and Guyland: The Perilous World Where Boys Become Men, and Angry White Men. He is the founding editor of Men and Masculinities, an interdisciplinary scholarly journal and in 2013 he founded the world's first Center for the Study of Men and Masculinities